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12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

by Leah Bolger and Kendall Martin

September 27, 2019

Frederick County residents are known for their rural traditions. This aspect of our community flourishes during the month of The Great Frederick Fair. There are two types of people at the fair: those who show and those who are spectators.  During the week of the 13th, students all around Fred...

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

September 14, 2019

For most students, the first few weeks of school are consumed with new classes, routines, friends, and teachers. For a student entering an animal in the Frederick Fair, the focus is on washing, drying, grooming, and showing.  The Great Frederick Fair opened on September 13 and the fairgrounds were ...

Every bunny needs somebunny: Pre-Vet class enjoys 31 rabbits visit!

Every bunny needs somebunny: Pre-Vet class enjoys 31 rabbits visit!

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

May 2, 2019

Bugs Bunny, Roger Rabbit, Peter Rabbit, Br’er Rabbit, Thumper the Rabbit and more.  Rabbits are symbols of spring and trickster fun. Pre-Vet Small animal class had an up-close look at these furry creatures: 31 of them! Patti Hubbard, a local rabbit breeder brought in a total of 13 different breeds, ...

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

by Grace Gaydosh and Peyton Johnson

September 27, 2018

On September 14 - 23, 2018, the Great Frederick Fair hosted the annual agricultural contest for the 4-H/FFA. Students in the FFA showed animals such as swine, horses, and cattle. The Great Frederick Fair showcases success and has over 1,800 exhibits. It has a long history in Frederick County and celebrated its 156th fair this year. ...

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